Food Insider

In our time here we have profiled over 100 local food industry people, however none have had as interesting of a path to becoming an executive chef as Rick Garrett of Core Brewing. Strangely enough it may be his past life as an air traffic controller that allows him to …




Hard to believe, but, there was a day before Midtown Billiards had its now infamous cult-following, and Conan Robinson of Four Quarter Bar remembers. “There was a time when no one knew about [Midtown] unless you heard about it through word of mouth,” he laughs. “At that point there was …




As the Executive Chef at Samantha’s Taproom, Trace Munday is aware of the dedication it take to make your passion your profession. Munday has been with Samantha’s since the day it opened on Main Street in 2015, starting as a line cook and working his way up with the guidance …




Yes, we know you don’t need another reason to love The Pantry. But just incase you’re looking for one, we’d like to introduce you to Chef Titus Holly. Chef Holly been filling seats at The Pantry West, along with The Pantry Crest and newly opened District Fare, for the past …




With our Food Insider series, we typically try to bring the personalities from the kitchen out for people to get to know. Chances are unless you work in the food industry you have never come across Shane Henderson. If the kitchen is the behind the scenes portion of a restaurant, …




First off, tell me where you’re from and how you first came to discover a passion for hummus. I was born and raised in the Little Rock area but did a 6 year stint in Missoula, Montana in my 20’s. I can safely say it formed a lot of who …




If you asked Don Dugan when he was in his 20’s what he wanted to do with his life, his answer would have included two things – chasing girls and playing soccer. He fell into the food industry by chance, after he decided mowing yards wasn’t his thing. “With restaurants, …




Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Food Insider takes a look at individuals who are helping change the landscape of our city’s culinary scene. Whether they’re in the kitchen, managing a storefront, farming land or running a food truck … we’ll delve into both the …




Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Food Insider takes a look at individuals who are helping change the landscape of our city’s culinary scene. Whether they’re in the kitchen, managing a storefront, farming land or running a food truck … we’ll delve into both the …




This season has been hard on the Little Rock food truck scene, we already lost a crowd favorite in Waffle Wagon, and we are tracking the potential of losing a couple of others. Then we receive the unexpected news that a personal favorite, Kincaid’s Coffee. Thankfully with Kincaid it is …




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